The Duck of Minerva

The Duck Quacks at Twilight

Yugoslavia is now gone….

September 29, 2009

When ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) says it’s over, I guess it’s over. Tomorrow, websites using the .yu domain extension will no longer be available. I guess it’s some kind of ironic tribute to Milovan Djilas that Tito’s dream is extinguished — in the end — by some anonymous bureaucracy.

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Jon Western has spent the last fifteen years teaching IR in liberal arts colleges at Mount Holyoke College and the Five Colleges in western Massachusetts. He has an eclectic range of intellectual interests but often writes on international security, U.S. foreign policy, military intervention, and human rights. He occasionally shares his thoughts about professional life in liberal arts colleges. In his spare time he coaches middle school soccer, mentors the local high school robotics team, skis, and sails.